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Mind over music: Neuroscientist will transform brainwaves into live music

Williamsburg: This musical performance will be tripping the light fantastic. Comment

Mind over music: Neuroscientist will transform brainwaves into live music

Music: This musical performance will be tripping the light fantastic. Comment
Downtown: MetroTech is turning Japanese, we really think so! Comment
Event: MetroTech is turning Japanese, we really think so! Comment
Park Slope: Most people make their margaritas with crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Alison Kave serves hers fresh from the oven with a buttery crust. Comment
Books: Most people make their margaritas with crushed ice in a salt-rimmed glass. Alison Kave serves hers fresh from the oven with a buttery crust. Comments (2)

Scorsese film fest pairs flicks with classic influences — and a piano

Fort Greene: The Brooklyn Academy of Music is kicking off its latest film series with a very quiet bang. Comment

Scorsese film fest pairs flicks with classic influences — and a piano

Cinema: The Brooklyn Academy of Music is kicking off its latest film series with a very quiet bang. Comments (1)

Major League ladies: Book launch celebrates female baseball writers

Greenpoint: The ladies had won it. With pen and pad they’d done it — they’re talkin’ baseball. Comment

Major League ladies: Book launch celebrates female baseball writers

Books: The ladies had won it. With pen and pad they’d done it — they’re talkin’ baseball. Comment

Sound Off to the Editor

Letters: Catch up on what your neighbors are thinking on the best soapbox in town. Comment

Carmine’s lost his car keys! And his candy!

Big Screecher: This week’s Carmine, as always, has a happy ending. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment

What to read this week

Books: Neighborhood booksellers give their recommendations. Comment
Editor’s Picks: “Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction,” amazing acrobatics, “Friends” trivia, and more things to do in Brooklyn this coming week. Comments (4)
Sheepshead Bay: They’re bringing down the house — finally! Comment

Crossing guards are our vested interest

Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are checking up on neighborhood crossing guards so we figured we would get their take on the audit and what it takes to keep the streets safe. Comments (1)

Rock with you: Audience members star in Michael Jackson musical

Williamsburg: This one is sure to be a thriller. Comment

Women tackle football in Red Hook

Snow was still on the field when the New York Sharks, a women’s professional football team, came to Red Hook last Saturday for its first practice to kick off its 15th season. Comment

Rock with you: Audience members star in Michael Jackson musical

Music: This one is sure to be a thriller. Comment

Bend it like Bartoonist

Bar Scrawl: Our drinking cartoonist offers an assist at Ditmas Park soccer bar the Highbury Pub. Comments (1)

Get ossified early in Bay Ridge Nights

Bay Ridge Nights: Slainte! Saint Paddy’s Day is still more than a week away, but shamrock season has already started in Bay Ridge. And Bay Ridge Nights has a modest proposal or two for your week’s end. Comment

Shavana reacts to Spike’s tirade

A Britisher’s View: Fading moviemaker Spike Lee’s potty-mouthed tirade against gentrification is one more example of his failing street cred, writes our columnist. Comment

Garden of thorns! Evicted Coney planters declare legal war on city

Coney Island: These gardeners are sowing the seeds of discontent. Comment

Garden of thorns! Evicted Coney planters declare legal war on city

These gardeners are sowing the seeds of discontent. Comments (7)

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O is at it again!

Standing O: Brooklyn’s biggest booster is shouting out to the best darn nurses anywhere. Comment

Golden fails to boot GOP head

Will’s Watch: The leadership-hungry Brooklyn Republican Party just got Eaton — again! Comment

Becoming Kings again

Flatbush: This blockbuster renovation project is running ahead of schedule. Comment

Becoming Kings again

The blockbuster renovation of the Kings Theatre is running ahead of schedule and we got a grand tour. Comments (16)

Femme fatale charged with husband’s stabbing death

Bergen Beach: Police arrested a Bergen Beach woman on March 3 on suspicion she stabbed her common-law husband to death in the bed they shared. Comment

Brooklyn Museum’s new civil rights exhibition goes beyond old photos

Prospect Heights: The civil rights movement is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Comment

Brooklyn Museum’s new civil rights exhibition goes beyond old photos

Art: The civil rights movement is making a comeback in Brooklyn. Comments (3)

A different kind of Whitney: Show puts feminist twist on the Biennial

Manhattan may have the “Whitney Biennial,” but Brooklyn now has the “Whitney Houston Biennial.” Comment

A different kind of Whitney: Show puts feminist twist on the Biennial

Manhattan may have the “Whitney Biennial,” but Brooklyn now has the “Whitney Houston Biennial.” Comment
Page 1: See those trees bending? Hear that howl coming from between the buildings? Feel that pressure on your back. Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is — the latest print edition of The Brooklyn Paper, doing what it does best. So pick it up today, or just download it from your beloved BrooklynPaper.com. And keep hustlin’, Brooklyn! Read more…

South Shore reaches second-straight title game with rout of Midwood

High School Sports: Some traditions are made to be broken. Comment

The Dad says ‘Reach for the ceiling!’

The Dad: This week, the Dad questions whether we should ask our kids to do so much athletically. Comments (3)

South Shore must seize unique championship opportunity

Joe Knows: South Shore’s current trip to the final is unlike any of the three previous times it earned the right to play for the Public School Athletic League’s Class AA girls basketball city title. This situation puts it in its best position yet to finally claim the elusive crown. Comment

Nuthin' but Nets!

Back at home, back at .500

Front Court: The Nets finally made it back to .500 on Monday, and now the team’s sites are set on a better playoff position. Comment

Nets going on the defensive

Back Court: D-Fence is in the house at the Barclays Center. Comment

Stop trap fixed!

Stop trap fixed!

Marine Park: It’s a victory for Marine Park drivers. Comment
Mean Streets: Park Slope cops are way out in front in the race to crack down on drivers as part of the mayor’s road safety initiative. Comments (52)

Cops nab alleged scammers posing as CB10 fund-raisers

Bay Ridge: Talk about low-level corruption! Comment
Williamsburg–Greenpoint Waterfront: City planners unanimously approved Two Trees Management’s Domino Sugar factory redevelopment plan this morning. Comments (77)

Cops nab alleged scammers posing as CB10 fund-raisers

Bay Ridge: Talk about low-level corruption! Comments (5)
Prospect Heights: King’s Landing is coming to Kings County. Comment

Jo reviews the Oscars

Not for Nuthin’: Here it is! Our columnist annual look back at the biggest night in Hollywood! Comment
Art: And you thought your living situation was topsy-turvy. Comments (18)

Guitar heroine: Mamie Minch doesn’t just play guitars — she also repairs them

Park Slope: With a name like Mamie, this Park Slope musician was born to play the blues. Comment
Theater: Interfaith Medical Center has long served as a place to get a physical or have your tonsils taken out, but recently it has taken on a second life as a theater. Comment

Guitar heroine: Mamie Minch doesn’t just play guitars — she also repairs them

Music: With a name like Mamie, this Park Slope musician was born to play the blues. Comment
Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-East New York) and financial consulltant Kenneth Marable were award winners at the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce’s Black History Month tribute in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Comment

Bishop Loughlin outlasts Iona Prep, moves into city semifinals

High School Sports: Bishop Loughlin put its depth and athleticism on display as it began its quest for a city title Comment

Remembering a stalwart of Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach: Outspoken community advocate and long-time resident Ed Eisenberg died March 1 at the age of 79. Comment

Double trouble! Slope cops turn focus to ticketing drivers parked in bike lanes

Mean Streets: The 78th Precinct is at it again, this time singling out scofflaw motorists who treat bike lanes like their own personal rest areas. Comments (46)

Coming soon: The pie-brary

Books: Book lovers flocking to the Central Library will soon be able to purchase some treats to keep their literary flights of fancy aloft when a Gowanus pie shop opens an outpost in the lobby. Comments (10)

All downhill from here

BoroBeat: Boy Scouts from across the borough competed for pinewood derby supremecy at Kings Plaza on March 1. Comment

Coming soon: The pie-brary

Prospect Heights: Book lovers flocking to the Central Library will soon be able to purchase some treats to keep their literary flights of fancy aloft when a Gowanus pie shop opens an outpost in the lobby. Comment

W’burg bus death prompts demands for sped-up traffic calming

Mean Streets: A college student’s death beneath the wheels of a bus should serve as a wake-up call to Mayor DeBlasio to implement his proposed driver-slowing measures immediately, politicians said on Sunday. Comments (20)

And the Oscar goes to — Brooklyn!

Cinema: Leave it to Brooklynites to steal the show. Comment
Cinema: Leave it to Brooklynites to steal the show. Comments (1)

Cane attack on Bergen

Brooklyn Heights: Plus all the other crime from Brooklyn Heights and Downtown’s 84th Precinct blotter. Comment

Hot-shooting Hiltunen sends Kearney to second-straight diocesan title

High School Sports: Emily Hiltunen knew that to win, she had to keep her head in the game — and put out of her head the fact that this game was the diocesan championship. Comment

Long Island University’s Brickman tops 1,000 assist mark

Senior Night was a historic one for Long Island University men’s basketball thanks to senior guard Jason Brickman. Comment

Berkeley Carroll sees historic season end short of a state title

High School Sports: Berkeley Carroll’s historic season fell one win short of its ultimate goal. Comment

Chartered course! “Co-locations” approved at Southern Brooklyn schools

Charters have won the day in Southern Brooklyn. Comment

Schools on alert Friday after gun threat

Sheepshead Bay: It was business as usual for students at three Southern Brooklyn high schools on Feb. 28, even after threats of a school shooting surfaced on social media. Comment
Gravesend: It might not be so new anymore, but that didn’t stop these kids from ringing in the Year of the Horse! Comment

Borough of Kings cakes: It’s Mardi Gras, baby!

Nightlife: Laissez les bons temps rouler, Brooklyn! Comment

Spike Lee wouldn’t mind if black people were the gentrifiers: Reader

A Facebook commentator opines that Lee’s good points about gentrification during a tirade last week were “buried in racist drivel.” Comments (12)

No assembly required: Cortelyou Road Radio runs on laptop juice and fiber-optic cable

Ditmas Park: Ditmas Park residents can now tune in to their own pirate radio station — on their smartphones. Comments (2)

Stringer tell! The Brooklyn Paper sits down with the new comptroller

Politics: In this wide-ranging interview, Scott Stringer talks settling wrongful conviction lawsuits against Brooklyn’s former DA, why Brooklyn is the “new frontier” for tech jobs, and whose side he takes in Gov. Cuomo and Mayor DeBlasio’s spat over how to fund universal prekindergarten. Comments (2)

Stan on Snowden, music, and Chris Christie

It’s Only My Opinion: This week, our columnist let you know where he stands on, well, click to find out. Comment
Our monthly review helps readers catch up on the headlines they missed in February. Comment

In the mix with the Brooklyn Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: A personalized Ted talk, a Brooklyn-Queens Expressway construction update, and a surprise protest are just a few highlights from the Brooklyn Heights Association’s action-packed annual meeting. Comments (4)

Borough of Kings cakes: It’s Mardi Gras, baby!

Nightlife: Laissez les bons temps rouler, Brooklyn! Comments (2)

Carmine’s got a Marathon of a column!

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Screech, Carmine learns what happened to all that stuff that he lost. Comments (10)

Library lovers slam Brooklyn Heights Association

Brooklyn Heights: A group dedicated to saving the Brooklyn Heights branch of the Brooklyn Public Library demanded one of the Borough’s most powerfull civic groups denounce a plan to tear down their art deco building. Comments (14)

Jumpstart my heart

Jumpstart my heart

Sheepshead Bay: Kids from PS 197 raise money for heart research. Comment

Bay Ridge Nights is on the March!

Bay Ridge Nights: Ring in the beginning of March with a night out in Bay Ridge using this rockin’ guide from our pals at BrooklynDaily.com. Read more…

Eastern Parkway fire singes six

Prospect Heights: Four firefighters and two Crown Heights residents were injured in an apartment fire near the Brooklyn Museum on Thursday night, fire officials said. Comments (1)
Mean Streets: Park Slope crossing guards had better be on guard because local police are going to be checking up on their stop-sign-wielding techniques, officers announced at a meeting this week. Comments (6)

Occupy Jay Street! JP Morgan Chase moves 2,000 workers Downtown

Downtown: The irresponsible financial giant is invading MetroTech Center. Comments (10)

Coney’s coach! Cyclones hire new skipper

The Ride: A new skipper for Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer is stepping up to the plate! Comment

Coney’s coach! Cyclones hire new skipper

The Ride: A new skipper for Brooklyn’s Boys of Summer is stepping up to the plate! Comment

Quid pro Cuomo? Would-be LICH developers stuff Guv’s campaign coffers

Will’s Watch: He has done it again. In this week’s politics column over at BrooklynDaily.com, reporter Will Bredderman uncovers campaign donations to Gov. Cuomo’s re-election campaign from big-wigs with the Fortis Property Group and Related Companies, two of the big bidders vying to take over Long Island College Hospital. Read more…

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